Devogelia Schuit., Blumea 49 (2004) 362, fig.
Sympodial terrestrial plants with creeping rhizome. Pseudobulbs relatively short, consisting of a few internodes, enveloped by very much longer cataphylls, 1- or 2-leaved at the apex. Leaves long petiolate, plicate, inarticulate, not sheathing at the base (convolute or conduplicate?). Inflorescence single, terminal, erect, very tall, hysteranthous, glabrous, a c. 10-flowered raceme, with distant, tubular peduncle-scales. Floral bracts short, persistent. Flowers opening in succession or a few at a time. Sepals and petals green, lip whitish or yellowish with brown markings. Sepals free, glabrous. Petals free. Lip not spurred, immobile, 3-lobed, densely covered with subulate hairs in the basal part. Column almost straight, elongated, without stelidia, column-foot present, very short. Pollinia 4, solid, without appendages.